Climbing

Uninterrupted Drive

Uninterrupted Drive

Professional climber David Allfrey By Chris Van Leuven Belaying on The Radiator, a cutting edge aid route in Zion National Park (Kristoffer Wickstrom). From Patagonia to Baffin Island, Allfrey seeks out the most inaccessible summits in the world; retreat is his last...
The Dawn Wall: Watch the Trailer

The Dawn Wall: Watch the Trailer

The story of the climb that captured the world’s imagination REEL ROCK is thrilled to finally unveil its most ambitious project yet: The Dawn Wall feature documentary. The first official teaser is now live! Plus, the North American Premiere is this weekend at...
DIRT BAG: The Legend of Fred Beckey

DIRT BAG: The Legend of Fred Beckey

DIRT BAG: The Legend of Fred Beckey March 9 • Santa Cruz Most climbers claim passion for the sport. But few, if any, reach the level of single-minded obsession that seized Fred Beckey as a teenager and held him in its grasp for more than 80 years. Beckey, who passed...
Forever in a Candy Shop

Forever in a Candy Shop

First ascent boulderer Chris Summit By Chris Van Leuven Chris Summit on Goldbugs Traverse V3FA Tuolumne, May Lake (Tresa Black). Summit, a climber of nearly 30 years, practices his trade close to home, scrubbing endless rocks and exposing clean lines for others to...
Love on the Rocks

Love on the Rocks

Climb or Die! When the world’s cheesiest movie trailer meets some of the best actual climbing footage, all you can do is watch in amazement. Even though the premise is completely silly we still got all choked up. Yes that’s embarrassing to admit. Even if you are less...
NPS Announces Fee-Free Days for 2018

NPS Announces Fee-Free Days for 2018

Public encouraged to participate in service projects, enjoy ranger-led programs, explore with family and friends   The National Park Service invites the public to experience all national parks, without entrance fees, on four days in 2018. The four entrance fee-free...
Gift Giving Guide 2017

Gift Giving Guide 2017

Gear, events and services that are sure to please the adventure lover on your list   COSTANOA Off Season Bungalow and Lodge King Pass. Great Holiday Gifts Lodge King Weekday $159 Lodge King Weekend $189 Cypress Bungalow Weekday $85 Cypress Bungalow Weekend $125...
The Chris Sharma Effect

The Chris Sharma Effect

From Santa Cruz to the world, surf and stone are always linked By Chris Van Leuven Chris Sharma in the water at Mallorca (Adam Clark/Reel Rock 12). Sharma, now 36, shares how climbing changed his life. A gym rat at Pacific Edge in Santa Cruz in the early 90s, he was...
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